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has made very clear that this is a priority for the obama administration. senator kerry did some very gd work as a member and chair of the senate foreign relations committee in righting the treatment of women and the need to address abuses and problems. so i'm confident that women and girls will remain a singular essential part of american foreign policy. >> while she was secretary, clinton teamed the state department up with the gallup organization. that to collect hard evidence of the impact of investing in women and girls. clinton hopes it will be a tool for makg a persuasive argument for such investments in the future and valuable policy information. >> we have strong evidence that women play roles in all kinds of things, and in particular, in peace-keeping and conflict prevention. they raise issues in these kinds of negotiations, like human rights and human security. that are fundamental to forging a lasng and sustainable peace but we need more internationally comparable data to examine women's contributions affect conflict regions and only, then, can we really create 401(k)l0s f
voted for it gave issue to barack obama, a state senator in chicago. he volted against it without worrying about it. she hedged her thoughts and voted for it. it seem like the doesn't have that kind of impediment if she runs. >> if you remember her biggest problem was working-class women, blue collar women. and yet by the end of the campaign she was racking up huge majorities in virginia and kentucky and pennsylvania and places like that. she was attracting working-class women. she was a rock star in scranton and pittsburgh and places like that. she learned to communicate as a populist. and i think she learned to save some money for contingencies. >> i learned a lot too. >> any money after super tuesday she would have been a nominee, but she spent all her money and went down the chute. >> if you run it next time, you'll be better. i've got that look from some those working-class women. if you were against hillary, you're in big trouble. cynthia, you can't wait, can you? >> you know, i think that by 2014, the prospect of becoming the very first female president of the united states
pleasure. grecketly ahead. president obama and senator marco rubio both pushing immigration reform this week. will push back by their own partieieieieie >> announcer: stop! living with hair loss, that is. losing your hair is no fun and no one wants to be bald, but there is hope. >> getting my hair back was the best thing that ever happened to me. >> i'm happy with the way i look now. >> i'm very excited about my hair. >> i feel beautiful. >> i love my hair.>> announcer:s all-proven hair loss solutions backed by our commitment to satisfaction guaranteed. if you're not 100% satisfied with the solution you choose, hair club will apply the purchase price to another proven hair loss solution or transplant more hair at no charge. >> and that was the best thing i've ever done. >> it looks good on me. >> announcer: call in the next five minutes to get your free brochure at no obligation. it will tell you everything you need to know about your hair loss problem, and it's free if you call now. >> i am more pleased than what i had even imagined. >> i at least look, i would say, five years you
that president obama or then senator obama subscribed to. it's obviously not a position that senator hagel believes was the right one. and the fact that there's a disagreement over that, i think we can all pause it. what i can tell you is that the president believes that senator hagel will make an excellent secretary of defense and that he will be confirmed. and he looks forward to working with senator hagel in that position as we continue to advance our national security priorities. >> a topic that came up yesterday, today's jobs data showed the unemployment rate rising to 7.9%. it's hovered in that range for a number of months. to be sure the economy created jobs but it's at a relatively modest pace. we had a report recently of a contraction in the nation's output in the fourth quarter of last year. increasingly you have people like laura tyson writing columns calling for the need for a plan for faster growth, not deficit reduction. what is the president -- i know you've talked about how all the president's plans envision job creation, but what does the president tell his advisors when h
scott brown and the came the first woman to represent massachusetts in the senate. in the house, joseph kennedy represents massachusetts's fourth district. watch in the house, live on and the senate on c-span 2. and this week's radio address, president obama and congresswoman susan brooks talked about needing to reduce the national debt. the president emphasized investing in programs that enable economic recovery. susan brooks urged democrats to pass a budget. >> hi, everyone. we face some important decisions about how to put down our debt in a way that grows our economy and create good jobs. the decision that will make a real difference in the strength of our recovery. we began with economists and business leaders saying that we are poised to grow. there are signs of progress. car sales are at a five year high. manufacturing is coming back. businesses created 2.2 million jobs last year. we have learned that our economy created more jobs in the last few months that economists are originally thought. this week we also received the first testament of the economic growth over the last a fe
iran was this. >> laura: great to see you. >> my pleasure. grecketly ahead. president obama and senator marco rubio both pushing immigration reform this week. will push back by their own parties derail the efforts? coming right back. twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. sleep train'sor presidents' day presidents' day sale is on now. save up to $500 on beautyrest and posturepedic. get a sealy queen set for just $399. even get 3 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. plus, free delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. keep more presidents in your wallet. sleep train's presidents'
the senate to confirm president obama's nominee for defense secretary. white house press secretary jay carney defending former republican senator chuck hagel saying that he will be an excellent pentagon chief. now, this comes after a fiery confirmation hearing with members of the senate armed services committee. he faced some tough questions including this one from senator james imhoff. >> why do you think the rainan foreign ministry strongly supports your nomination to be the secretary of defense? >> i have a difficult enough time with american politics senator. i have no idea, but thank you. >> senators could vote as early as this week. washington times columnist charlie hurt joins us to weigh in on whether we can expect senator hagel to be cob confirmed as defense secretary. >>> the reverend jesse jackson is leading a march today in honor of a chicago teenager killed this week. the 15-year-old high school band member gunned down days after attending the president's inauguration. just the latest victim in a city where there are 515 murders last year alone. more than 100 shooting incidents h
to the left of obama and on the fringe of the senate. that was number one. the content of his beliefs. the second is the veracity. this is a guy who said all kinds of things and hailed by those who support him as a man who speaks truth to power. a man who is fareless, who stakes out his ground. all of a sudden where there is a high position dangled before his eyes he recants on just about everything on the weeks leading up to his nomination and in the hearings. on all kinds of issues, the iranian revolutionary guards he recan'ts and recants on the stuff he said about israel. do you believe him today or do you believe him yesterday? now, the third thing which is the most damaging. he just was completely incompetent. he was incomprehensible at times and come meetly out of his depth and clueless on some issues. one exchange which was utterly devastating. he was asked about the administration policy on containment of iran and he answered i support the administration's containment policy. later in the hearing he is handed a note and he says i just have been handed a note that i misspoke an
're going to have the afl-cio, big labor down on president obama's neck. >> he did have senator mccain saying that we need to have the pathway to citizenship. >> but the point is that you have a bipartisan -- a very fragile bipartisan debate and it all blows up very easily. if we can go into a rancorous debate similar to what we had in 1994 with 187. >> as you can see, certainly this is an issue that is not going go away. i want to thank you for your insight. we're going to continue to follow the story. tha thanks for joining us. >>> the mass shootings in newtown, connecticut, and other places united advocates and lawmakers. calling for better screening for mentally ill people that could turn violence. ed lee announced plans to put in place a version of little known state law that aims to prevent another tragedy. >> it's time to implement san francisco's version of the so-called laura's law. to help the severely mentally ill who we too often see on our streets. >> for more than ten years, california has had laura's law on the books, but until now, it's in effect in just nevada coun
the future holds, you know, microstamping is here and not in use, president obama presented his plan. the senator presented her weapon's ban and mareilee has proposed legislation. >> there were two other measures that are discussed that are provisions in the new york law, one of them requires that anybody that is in some sort of a counseling or, mental counseling, devujing that they want to use a gun in the commission of a crime or do anything criminal with a firearm that needs to be disclosed to law enforcement like when it is a direct threat and the investigation into that person could then be through the court and be their guns could be taken away and where they reside, there could be no guns in that premises which would have taken care of mr. lanza and there would not be any guns allowed in that house. >> the provision where the guy shot the buildings on fire in new york and shot the firefighters as they responded and it is additional enhancement for harming a first responder, those will be two more adds that the law enforcement would love to see. and the public trying to get a h
of senator layout an immigration reform deal. a day before president obama took up the issue in a las vegas speech. the road is frar smooth what to do with illegal immigrants already in the country and how easy their path to citizenship should be. >> if this endeavor becomes a bidding war to see who can cop up with the quickest and cheaper to green card, this is not going to go well. >> we have to deal with the 11 million individuals who are here illegally. we all agree that these men and women should have to earn their way to citizenship, but for comprehensive immigration reform to work, it must be clear from the outset that there is a pathway to citizenship. >> patti ann: joining the --. >> paul: panel james free, man and jason you have followed this for year. what is the substantive policy case for immigration reform out of washington. >> policy wise, i think that they help our economy. >> legal or illegal. >> giving foreign workers access to our labor markets makes those markets more efficient and make us more productive country economically. that has been the case for hundreds of years
down his jobs council. later a top obama advisor slams secretary of defense nominee chuck hagel. find out what colorful language a white house insider is using to dehe scribe the former senator when we come right back. the boys use capital one venture miles for their annual football trip. that's double miles you can actually use. tragically, their ddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that's roughing the card holder. but with the capital one venture card you get double miles you can actually use. [ cheering ] any flight, anytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have me on my fantasy team. what's in your wallet? hut! all stations come over to mithis is for real this time. step seven point two one two. rify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gavis
really gave an issue to barack obama who as a state senator was out there in chicago in probably a liberal district and he voted against the war without worrying about it. she hedged her bets and voted for the war, and i think that was her biggest impediment to winning. i don't think she has that kind of impediment this time around. >> no, and she learned how to communicate with working class folks. if you remember, chris, four or five years ago, hillary clinton's biggest problem was working class women, blue collar women. yet by the end of that campaign, she was racking up huge majorities in west virginia and kentucky and pennsylvania and places like that, and she attracted those working class women. she was like a rock star in the parades we went to in scranton and pittsburgh and places like that. so she learned to communicate as a populist, as a real populist. that will hold her in good stead. i think she learned to save some money for contingencies. remember, if they had any money after super tuesday, i think they would have been the nominee, but they spent all their money, a
is hold the government's feet to the fire. the obama administration, the house, the senate because they are direct responsibility for why we've seen such anemic growth, and to say to somebody looking for a job, it's coming, it's coming, four years? it's coming? no, it should be unacceptable. gerri: john, i want you to talk to some of the participation rates, labor rate issues, and among 60-year-olds, it's growing. the labor force participation among people who might be thinking about retirement is actually growing. there's more people who are in the age category who are actually working. now, this contravenes everything you think is going on, and, certainly, the message from the white house saying, hey, boomers retiring everywhere. it's not happening. what's going on? >> well, you know, the -- that's right, a lot of people put off retirement plans because the typical household lost a lot of money when the stock market went down, and the house is worth less than it was, and the plans go out the window, not sure about their pension, and so that's another reason to keep working. it's
reliefchallenge.com today for a special trial offer. >> president obama and senators laid out immigration reform. it could lay the ground for the path of citizenship for people living and working in this country illegally. this week's big idea comes from a young man who once faced deportation for being in the country illegally. he created a smart phone ap that is designed to help make illegal immigrants aware of the rights in the event that they were detained or arrested. it's good to see you. >> good to see you. thank you. >> for our non-spanish speaking audience, what does it mean? >> it means inherited rights, ryes by inheritance from our fouping fathers and others sacrificed ourselves to give our rights. >> let's talk about the ap. what is it and how does it work? >> i created this ap because i had encounters with border patrol before and i was in jail for two weeks. another one last year. basically because i'm tired of deporting as and spragues of family done by the obama administration. he has been talking about the reform for four years and still nothing. the new reform he wants to put out drones a
. president obama plans to address senate democrats during a two-day retreat in ann nap lis. the white house is not releasing any details on what the president will discuss, but the retreats are often used to craft strategy and messaging for the party for the coming year. governor martin o'malley will also host the senators for dinner at his home. >>> at least one person has taken themselves off the president's short list for the next transportation secretary. the los angeles mayor says he is humbled by speculation he would fill the role, but he says he is firmly committed to finishing out his second term as mayor, which ends on june 30th. the popular mayor has pushed for increased rail service during his time as mayor. current transportation secretary ray lahood announced last week he is stepping down. >>> in the day ahead, maryland state and local leaders are making their way to new orleans to cheer on the ravens. the former baltimore mayor martin o'malley will join the current mayor stephanie rawlings blake for a trip to the super bowl. >>> this will be new orleans' tenth super bowl. it m
in office. she became a senator from the state of new york and then of course that historic and very hard fought race for the democratic presidential nomination, concluding with barack obama winning the presidency, and then him nominating hillary clinton to be the highest profile secretary of state that our country probably has ever had. and we have had a lot of very high profile secretaries of state. >> so it's been quite a challenging week saying goodbye to so many people. and knowing that i will not have the opportunity to continue being part of this amazing team, but i am so grateful that we've had a chance to contribute in each of our ways to making our country and our world stronger, safer, fairer, and better. those of you who are staying, as many of you will, please know that i hope you will redouble your efforts to do all that you can to demonstrate unequivocally why diplomacy and development are right up there with defense. how when we think about who we are as americans, it's because we are united and committed across our government to do whatever is required to fulfill the miss
delegate. >> president obama is scheduled to visit annapolis next week. the white house says the president will attend a democratic senate caucus retreat scheduled for wednesday at a hotel. the president is expected to speak at the event, which is close to the public. >> your insta-weather-plus forecast eiyh tom tasselmyer -- with tom tasselmyer -- >> it is a little chilly down there tonight, the temperatures have dropped to 50 degrees. in new orleans, clear skies. the weekend for guests is pretty nice. -- the weekend forecast is pretty nice, especially compared to what we are dealing with. dry conditions and very pleasant. if you are sticking around town, we will be dealing with winter all weekend long. for the time being, skies had cleared and that system drag in more cold there. it is getting really cold, especially in the western maryland mountains. the high temperatures stayed below freezing. temperatures will continue to fall. the winds are dying down, too. without the winds mixing things up, the air temperature will get cold. 18 in westminster. the bitter cold air, a single digits i
the republican party. >> senator mccain, have you talked to president obama about this? what is the state of relations these days? >> i have great respect for the president. i hope and believe that at some point, we will all be meeting with the president on this issue because we need to coordinate with the administration. but i have not seen a degree of partisanship overall as there is today. we are showing some signs of bipartisanship. this thing we just did in avoiding the nuclear option in the senate. this option that i think republicans are more inclined to let the process go forward, and senator reid is more inclined to let us have amendments. i think when we are down to an 11% approval rating, there was a favorability. different things are favorable. a colonoscopy is viewed more favorably. we were in kind of bad shape, to save the least. i will not pursue that line and a further, but i have got this old mine. a guy rides up and says, "hey, did anyone ever tell you look like senator john mccain?" and i said, "yes." and he said, "does that not sometimes make you as mad as hell?" both
this project was being planned well, that the initial funds that were granted to us by president obama and with the great work of our congressional delegates and speaker pelosi and senator feinstein we would make sure to use it in the right way and creating the jobs and the investment that people wanted to see. u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood. please share this announcement. >> hello san francisco. i am delighted to be here to celebrate with all of you three very important champions for this project. senator feinstein who doesn't often call me, but when she does i pay attention, and four years ago when i went to see her about a number of issues this project was number one on her list. we need to get it done. we need to get a full funding grant agreement. she has been a champion for this project from the beginning going back -- i am sure she will tell you, i don't know how far. speaker pelosi, a champion for this project. [applause] speaker pelosi doesn't call me very often, but when she does it's always important. four years ago when i took this job i went to see the s
in chief barack obama has nominated charles chuck hagel for secretary of defense. hagel testified before the senate armed services committed tee this week. is senator john mccain grilling hagel about hagel's opposition to the surge in iraq in 2007. >> were you correct in your judgment. >> i would defer that to history. >> when you were right or wrong about the surge. >> i'll explain why i played those comments. >> i want to know if you were right or wrong. that is a direct question. i expect a direct answer. >> senator hagel explained he opposed the surge in iraq because it cost nearly 1200 american lives. >> i saw the consequences and the suffering and the horror of war. so i did question a surge. i always ask the question, is this going to be worth the sacrifice? because there will be sacrifice. >> that was hagel's emphasis on the cost factor. my question is this. his emphasis on the cost factor in military decisions, does it serve as a dodge to senator mccain's bullet? or did he mean this completely from the heart? and if he did, isn't he exactly the man we want over at the department
classified information. the senate for constitutional rights is an organization that has represented many torture victims, knows that very well. so what we're left with here in the age of president obama, who really sees himself as the transparency president, is this question about how transparent will or should a government be in order for the rest of us, the fourth branch of government, the people, to make sure that this type of torture and these types of crimes don't happen in our name? >> the european court of human rights found last month that c.i.a. agents tortured an innocent german citizen named khalid el-masri, who was arrested in macedonia and then handed over to a c.i.a. rendition team, taken to afghanistan, where he was severely beaten, sodomized, dealt severe pain and suffering. it's the first time the european court has described c.i.a. treatment of its terror suspects. do you know about that? >> well, the el-masri case is a very interesting one. and not just because of the factual circumstances that you laid out, but also because of the legal journey. khalid el-masri also h
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